This major helps students to gain a greater understanding of the role of media in today’s global society. Courses cover historical, sociological, and psychological analyses of media, including film, television, print, and emerging technologies. This major is also offered at the Rockland Community College extension site.
|1.||Humanities courses||15 credits|
|2.||Natural sciences courses, including
CSS/BPS 3369/Advanced Psychology of Communication
|3.||Social sciences courses, including one of the following:
CSO 1540/Introduction to Mass Media and
MSA 1050/Introduction to Media Studies or
JOU 1500/Introduction to Media
|4.||Performing and/or visual arts courses||6 credits|
a. Social sciences courses, including two survey
courses on the history or sociology of film or
other mass media
b. All in humanities courses or
all in natural sciences courses
|6.||Communications/media studies electives||15 credits|
(may include up to 30 non-liberal arts credits)
Please refer to the Overview of Academic Requirements for additional information.
For updates during 2013–2015, please visit www.purchase.edu/departments/academicprograms/ce/adult/academic-requirements.aspx.
Enrollment Policies (matriculated students)